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Events Listing

Events for Apr. 01, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020

Apr. 2020

Apr. 2020
Apr. 01 - Apr. 05 Arrowhead Home & Builder Show
Duluth , MN (Minnesota), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Elements LLC
Location: DECC, Duluth MN
Phone: (715) 292-6524
Address: , Duluth , MN (Minnesota), United States
Description: Visit the Quilt Elements booth at the Arrowhead Home & Builders show to see, learn about and test drive Handi Quilter machines!
Apr. 02 - Apr. 04 Blackfoot Quilt Fest
Blackfoot, ID (Idaho), United States
Hosted By: Gary's Sewing Center
Location: Snake River Jr High School
Phone: (208) 232-8228
Address: , Blackfoot, ID (Idaho), United States
Description: 3 Day Quilt Show with classes, vendors and trunk shows. Handi Quilter machines will be displayed and ready for you to try out!
Apr. 03 - Apr. 04 Decatur Quilt Fest
Decatur, IL (Illinois), United States
Hosted By: The Fabric Patch
Location: Civic Center
Phone: (217) 561-1157
Address: , Decatur, IL (Illinois), United States
Description: This will be A RUBY CELEBRATION --- Check out all that sparkles and shines with HANDI QUILTER --- and test drive one of our amazing long arm quilting machines. Rubies are Red -- our Booth will be Too -- Stop by and say HI -- We have a FREE gift for YOU!!!
Apr. 03 - Apr. 04 18th Biennial GSQA Quilt Show 2020
Slidell, LA (Louisiana), United States
Hosted By: The Quilt Corner
Location: Slidell, LA
Phone: (225) 436-1231
Address: , Slidell, LA (Louisiana), United States
Description: The Gulf States Quilting Association proudly presents the 18th Biennial GSQA Quilt Show on April 3-4, 2020 at The Harbor Center in Slidell, LA. The event begins with four days of quilt judging followed by the public showing from Friday, April 3 through Saturday, April 4. Enjoy a myriad of beautiful quilts - there will be over 400 judged quilts that will be displayed with ribbons and prizes awarded to the winning quilts. Peruse the Merchants Mall that will include vendors from all over the US, including but not limited to scissor sharpening; sewing thread; fabric; woven baskets; etc. Also don't miss the chance to shop the Quilter's Craft Boutique with handmade creations by your fellow makers. See product demonstrations, bed turnings and lectures, have quilt appraisals done on site, win fabulous door prizes, snap a fun selfie at the complimentary photo booth; grab a quick snack or lunch from limited food vendors. Adult admission is $10 for one day and $15 for two day pass; admission for children under 12 is $5.
Apr. 04 - Apr. 05 EMPIRE QUILTFEST 2020
Clifton Park, NY (New York), United States
Hosted By: Adirondack Quilts LLC
Location: Shenendehowa High School East
Phone: (518) 615-0134
Address: , Clifton Park, NY (New York), United States
Description: EQF X-Diamonds and Daffodils. This is the Tenth anniversary of the bi-annual Show.
Apr. 08 - Apr. 11 Handi Quilter Van Event - Going to the Coast!
Eureka, CA (California), United States
Hosted By: The Sewing Works
Location: The Sewing Works
Phone: (541) 798-1100
Address: , Eureka, CA (California), United States
Description: Four days filled with hands on tips, tricks and quilting tools! National educator Gina Siembieda will be teaching us on the amazing Handi Quilter Amara with Pro-Stitcher. We are offering two sessions with limited class size so students will have lots of hands on time. Session 1 is 2 days and includes "Taking the Mystery out of Longarm Quilting", "Using Rulers & Templates" and "Beyond Meandering, Other ways to fill your Quilt". Session 2 is also two days with classes including "Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting", "Building a Free Motion Design Library", "Using Rulers & Templates" and "Introduction to ProStitcher". For more info visit our website or give us a call. Join us on the coast during this beautiful time of year! Happy Quilting!
Apr. 16 - Apr. 18 Faithful Circle Quilters 2020 Quilt Show ~ "Facets of Quilting"
Columbia , MD (Maryland), United States
Hosted By: Spring Water Designs Quilting
Location: First Presbyterian Church of Howard County
Phone: (410) 381-0695
Address: , Columbia , MD (Maryland), United States
Description:
Apr. 17 - Apr. 18 Quilt A Fair
Idaho Falls, ID (Idaho), United States
Hosted By: Gary's
Location: Bonneville County Fairgrounds - 4H Building
Phone: (208) 232-8228
Address: , Idaho Falls, ID (Idaho), United States
Description: A two day quilt show put on by Snake River Valley Quilt Guild! Vendors, quilts, demonstrations and more! Come see the Handi Quilter machines at Gary's Sewing Center's booth!
Apr. 18 - Apr. 18 Heartfelt Wholecloth Quilt two part long arm quilting classes
Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: 9:30-3 for $65 each class; April 18th & June 20th. Jackie Brown will guide you to make your own beautiful quilt. This design was created by Kelly Ashton and uses the six rulers introduced with the Handi Quilter Ruler Club 5. Payment to Jackie Brown must be on file prior to event.
Apr. 22 - Apr. 25 Hands on with Handi Quilter Van and Susan Manry
SPRINGFIELD, MO (Missouri), United States
Hosted By: Shawn's Sewing Center
Location: Shawn's Sewing Center
Phone: (417) 885-1242
Address: , SPRINGFIELD, MO (Missouri), United States
Description: Follow The Van to Shawn’s Sewing Center for a very special HANDS-ON experience with Handi Quilter! The HQ Van is a mobile classroom, specially equipped with six HQ Amara longarm machines. The van travels all over the U.S. to deliver the best in longarm quilting education. Join National Educator Susan Manry for a two day event at Shawn’s Sewing Center for a special hands-on experience and practice techniques on a classroom machine. Classes will include Longarm Quilting Basics, Fast Fun and Fabulous Free Motion, Ruler Essentials and Intro to Pro-Stitcher. Dates Available: Wednesday April 22 - Thursday April 23 Friday April 24 - Saturday April 25 10:00am - 5:00pm Cost: $200 Event Schedule Day One: Checkin: 9:30am-10:00am Class 1: 10:00am - 1:00pm - Longarm Quilting Basics Lunch: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Class 2: 2:00pm - 5:00pm - Fast, Fun & Fabulous Free Motion Quilting Day Two: Class 3: 10:00am - 1:00pm - Ruler Essentials Lunch: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Class 4: 2:00pm - 5:00pm - Intro to Pro-Stitcher
Apr. 23 - Apr. 25 31st Amish Country Quilt Show
Arthur, IL (Illinois), United States
Hosted By: The Fabric Patch
Location: Otto Center
Phone: (217) 561-1157
Address: , Arthur, IL (Illinois), United States
Description: Journey to Amish Country and get your hands on one of our amazing HANDI QUILTER MACHINES and check out the HANDI QUILTER PRO-STITCHER. SEW AWESOME!!!
Apr. 24 - Apr. 25 Ruth's Stitchery In-Store Event
Colorado Springs, CO (Colorado), United States
Hosted By: Ruth's Stitchery
Location: Ruth's Stitchery
Phone: (719) 591-1717
Address: , Colorado Springs, CO (Colorado), United States
Description: Handi Quilter educator Vicki Kerkvleit joins us for a 2 day event with 4 sessions, We will discover all the wonderful new features of the HQ Capri, the new stationary quilting machine. Friday afternoon we will work with rulers and templates to add to your quilting abilities. Saturday morning is Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting. If you are thinking about purchasing a longarm machine or an upgrade to your current machine, this is the class for you. Saturday afternoon is Intro to Pro-Stitcher. Thinking about turning your longarm into a computerized machine for more versatility? Come check out what the Pro-Stitcher can do.
Apr. 24 - Apr. 26 Postponed - Pro-Stitcher, Art and Stitch and PS-Designer Education Event
Port Huron, MI (Michigan), United States
Hosted By: Sew You Quilt
Location: Sew You Quilt
Phone: (810) 434-2425
Address: , Port Huron, MI (Michigan), United States
Description: Postponed - new dates to be determined A 3-day event, with National Educator Gail Berry-Graham, to learn about and enhance your skills on Pro-Stitcher , Art N Stitch and the new Pro-Stitcher Designer. Come and learn these tools for stitching and designing your quilt patterns. Whether you are a novice or an advanced user, there is always something new to learn! Call the store to register for the classes. Only 18 slots available! Sign up EARLY! Friday - Pro-Stitcher $135, This Pro-Stitcher Premium Class will give all levels of Users (or those thinking about using it) a solid overall knowledge of the many things that the computer-aided software can do to make your quilt tops come to life! Taught in Simulation mode and demonstrated on the Handi Quilter Amara, this class will guide you step-by-step through the many functions available with the software! Learn the *why* as well as the *how* to use this dynamic and robust computer-guided quilting system. You'll use your laptop in simulation model to follow along as we explore the processes of robotic quilting. We will briefly go over the basics, Workspace tabs, Toolbar, Status Panel, etc. Then dive into the Commonly Used Functions. We will use the afternoon to go over those more difficult stitching areas, borders, Saturday - Art N Stitch - $150, Art and Stitch is a program that allows you to make your own stitching designs full of great features but navigating it on your own may seem a little daunting. Take your first steps in this class created especially for beginners to intermediate level users; Gail will show you how to use the five drawing tools, how to edit and refine your drawings, and then how to turn them into designs that are perfect for your Pro-Stitcher. You’ll learn how to ensure that your repeated designs align correctly and that all of your designs stitch smoothly, making you ready for the program’s other exciting features! If you own Art and Stitch, you will need a laptop computer with latest version of Art and Stitch installed. Don’t forget your laptop power cord and mouse. If you don't own Art and Stitch yet, you can follow along on the large monitor in our classroom. Sunday am Pro-Stitcher Designer $75, HandiQuilter’s newest product! It is a replacement for Art and Stitch beginning January 2020, and comes installed with all Pro-Stitcher tablets. It’s function is just like Art and Stitch, but will have different ways of completing the same tasks. This class will introduce all users to the features of Designer, and how to use the basic features. If you own Designer, please bring your laptop with latest version installed. Don’t forget your power cord and mouse. If you don't own Designer yet, you can follow along on the large monitor in our classroom. Sunday pm - Pro-Stitcher Advanced- $75. We will end our 3-day event, with the advanced techniques available within Pro-Stitcher, such as stitching a design that is wider than your frame space (20 inches or more), Placing designs on the correct angle, best ways to align designs, etc. Additionally, we all have time for lots of Q & A about Pro-Stitcher and also, suggestions for how best to embellish a quilt top using Pro-Stitcher. And finally, we will open up the time, to try and stump Gailfunctions that may be more difficult to complete, floor to general questions or concerns with Pro-Stitcher. Maybe we will be able to “Stump Gail”! Please bring a laptop or tablet with the software already loaded, to use during class. $75.00 discount available if you take all 3 days. Full Refunds available up to 4/3/20.
Apr. 24 - Apr. 25 QUILT LIKE A PRO
Gaithersburg, MD (Maryland), United States
Hosted By: Capital Quilts
Location: Capital Quilts
Phone: (301) 527-0598
Address: , Gaithersburg, MD (Maryland), United States
Description: Let's have some quilting fun! We offer 4 classes. Friday morning, we work on our domestic sewing machines to learn the basics of quilting. In the afternoon, we apply those skills and learn others while quilting on Handi Quilter's new Capri stationary longarm machine. On Saturday morning, we start to develop our own quilting design library and talk about things like quilting paths and connecting simple elements to create beautiful designs. After lunch, we explore the hottest thing in modern quilting, the good old straight line, and how we can use it to create edgy designs. We even learn ways to quilt a straight line!
Apr. 30 - May. 02 Minnesota Charms Quilt Show
Hermantown , MN (Minnesota), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Elements LLC
Location: AAD Shriners Event Center
Phone:
Address: , Hermantown , MN (Minnesota), United States
Description: Visit the Quilt Elements booth at the Minnesota Charms show to see, learn about and test drive Handi Quilter machines!
May. 2020
May. 01 - May. 02 The Everett Quilt Show
Everett, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Quilting Mayhem
Location: Angel of The Winds Arena/Edward D. Hansen Conference Center
Phone: (425) 533-2566
Address: , Everett, WA (Washington), United States
Description: Join us at The Everett Quilt Show! Come test drive a Handi Quilter Amara and see how easy it is to use. Need and Handi Gadgets or accessories? We'll have those too. See you at the Show!
May. 01 - May. 02 Knowledge is Power-Handi Quilter Event #6
Friona, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Malouf's Fabrics
Location: Malouf's Fabrics
Phone: (806) 250-3575
Address: , Friona, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting Fit, Echo, and Fill Your Quilt with Feathers What's New at Handi Quilter Tricks and Tips for Modern Quilting Styles
May. 02 - May. 03 It's a Stitch Quilt Show
Jackson, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Hosted By: The Quilting Connection
Location: Kettle Morraine Lutheran High School
Phone: (262) 723-6775
Address: , Jackson, WI (Wisconsin), United States
Description: Come join us at the It's a Stitch Quilt Show. We will be demonstrating the NEW HQ Capri, Simply Sixteen and Amara with Pro-Stitcher. We would love to help you learn more about these amazing machines! Click here for more information: https://stores.longarmconnection.com/events-calendars/
May. 19 - May. 20 Heirlooms by Design Hands on Workshop
GILLETTE, WY (Wyoming), United States
Hosted By: Heirlooms by Design
Location: Heirlooms by Design
Phone: (307) 660-4574
Address: , GILLETTE, WY (Wyoming), United States
Description: Come get some hands on experience with an Handi Quilter Educator at our Studio.
May. 20 - May. 23 Handi Quilter Hands On VAN Event
Belleville, ON (Ontario), Canada
Hosted By: Fun With Stitches
Location: Fun With Stitches
Phone: (613) 966-4715
Address: , Belleville, ON (Ontario), Canada
Description: Hands on quilting time and learning on the Amara equipped with Pro Stitcher. There are 2 sessions of 2 days each. Cost of $325.00 CN includes four 3 hour classes and lunch. Sign up can be done online at https://www.funwithstitches.com/module/events.htm?pageComponentId=1557011&month=5&year=2020
May. 21 - May. 23 2020 Hands-on Van Event
Fort Collins, CO (Colorado), United States
Hosted By: The Fig Leaf
Location: The Fig Leaf
Phone: (970) 495-1766
Address: , Fort Collins, CO (Colorado), United States
Description: Are you thinking about purchasing a longarm quilting machine? Are you curious how a longarm machine works? Then this Hands-on Van Event is the perfect class for you! No need to already own a machine. No previous experience required. You'll learn hand-guided free motion quilting, ruler work, and computerized quilting.
May. 22 - May. 23 Thousand Islands Quilt Guild Show and Sale
Brockville, ON (Ontario), Canada
Hosted By: Sew Crafty
Location: Brockville Memorial Civic Centre
Phone: (613) 264-1547
Address: , Brockville, ON (Ontario), Canada
Description: 1000 Islands Quilt Guild Show and Sale will be held Friday and Saturday, May 22 & 23, 2020 at the Brockville Memorial Civic Centre. Drop by Sew Crafty's booth and test drive a Handi Quilter long arm quilting machine while at the show.
May. 29 - May. 30 Quilt Tulsa 2020
Sand Springs, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Hosted By: Sweet Pea's Quilt Company
Location: Tulsa Fairgrounds, Tulsa, Ok
Phone: (918) 230-4910
Address: , Sand Springs, OK (Oklahoma), United States
Description: Quilt Tulsa 2020 Green Country Quilter's Guild Central Park Hall at Expo Square Tulsa Fairgrounds 4145 East 21st Street Tulsa, Ok 74112 May 29 - 30, 2020
Jun. 2020
Jun. 06 - Jun. 06 Fabulous Feathers Mastery class with Jackie Brown
Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Quilt Mercantile
Location: Quilt Mercantile
Phone: (903) 568-8739
Address: , Celeste, TX (Texas), United States
Description: Class 1- January 18th or 22nd; Class 2-Feb. 8th or 12th; Class 3-March 7th or 25th; Class 4-April 4th or 8th; Class 5-June 6th or 10th; Class 6-July 11th or 15th These 3 1/2 hour hands on classes are designed to start you with basic feathers with no backtracking, no stem, backtracking, and stems and will take you all the way to custom work with feathers as a background fill. Cost is $55 per class. Saturday classes are 9-12:30 & 1-4:30. Wednesday classes 10-2. $55 per class. Payment payable to Jackie Brown must be on file prior to class
Jun. 08 - Jun. 08 Longarm Ruler of the Month club - 6
Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Quilting Mayhem
Location: Quilting Mayhem
Phone: (425) 533-2566
Address: , Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Description: You’ll be introduced to new ruler styles and techniques. Great savings on ruler MSRP over the course of the 6-month series. We'll have a video tutorial and education for each ruler. Once completing the 6-month series, you will receive a special club member gift. Dates for our Ruler of the Month club 6 are: 3/9/20; 4/13/20; 5/11/20; 6/8/20; 7/20/20 and 8/10/20. Times are 10am – 11am. Sign up on line or call: www.quiltingmayhem.com 425-533-2566.
Jun. 24 - Jun. 27 Vermont Quilt Festival
Essex Junction, VT (Vermont), United States
Hosted By: Adirondack Quilts LLC
Location: Champlain Valley Exposition
Phone:
Address: , Essex Junction, VT (Vermont), United States
Description: 44 Years
Jun. 25 - Jun. 27 Hands on Quilting With Handi Quilter
BURLEY, ID (Idaho), United States
Hosted By: Hem-Stitching Etc
Location: Hem-Stitching Etc
Phone: (208) 878-0236
Address: , BURLEY, ID (Idaho), United States
Description: This Event will be Held at the Fairfield Inn in North Burley Our instructor will be Amy Domke. Each day classes will go from 9-4. Lunch will be provided. IF you would like to book a room at the Fairfield inn Please do it soon, 208-677-5000 or book on line. This weekend is also the date for the Boat Regatta on the Snake River. Thursday: Longarm quilting basics. 2, 3 hour classes Friday: Fast Fun and Fabulous Free motion Quilting Saturday: Intro to Pro-Stitcher 1 and 2. Instructional Materials will be provided. Cost is $325 for the 3 Day Event. 6 Amara's will be brought in for this Event. With 2 people to machine. Last Day for Registering is May 1 2020 Please Call to Register.
Jun. 26 - Jun. 28 Mayhem is taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting!
Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Hosted By: Quilting Mayhem
Location: Quilting Mayhem
Phone: (425) 533-2566
Address: , Snohomish, WA (Washington), United States
Description: Quilting Mayhem wants you to join them for a 3-Day Handi Quilter event with Adam! Day one, he will be "Taking the Mystery Out of Longarm Quilting" and help with "Using Rulers and Templates"! Day two, he will jump into "Improvisation Quilting" and let you know "What's New at Handi Quilter". Day three, he will wrap everything up with "Introducing you to the Pro-Stitcher". Sign up, on line or call us! www.quiltingmayhem.com/425-533-2566
Jun. 26 - Jun. 27 Happy Stitchers Quilt Festival
Bastrop, TX (Texas), United States
Hosted By: Honey Bee Quilt Store, Inc.
Location: Bastrop Convention Center
Phone: (512) 257-1269
Address: , Bastrop, TX (Texas), United States
Description: The first Quilt Show by Smithville and Bastrop Quilt Guilds
Jun. 29 - Jul. 02 HQ Educator Van Event
Nampa, ID (Idaho), United States
Hosted By: Bluebird Quilt Studio
Location: Bluebird Quilt Studio
Phone: (208) 467-4148
Address: , Nampa, ID (Idaho), United States
Description: This is a two day hands on event. The first session will be June 29 and 30. The second will be July 1 and 2. It will be held at the Holiday Inn Express in Nampa, Idaho. Call 208-467-4148 for more information on this exciting Handi quilter educator event.